Customizing Shared Insight Cache settings

Article:HOWTO55314  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55314
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Customizing Shared Insight Cache settings

After you install Shared Insight Cache, you can customize its settings in the configuration file.

The configuration file is an XML file that follows .NET Framework application configuration standards. Shared Insight Cache does not start if there is an invalid configuration, such as invalid XML, incorrect value types, or missing required values.

Table: Shared Insight Cache configuration options provides the options that you can configure and describes what each option does.

Table: Shared Insight Cache configuration options

Option

Type of value

Description

Restrictions and considerations

Default value

Cache Service Listening Port

Positive integer

Port on which the service listens

If the range is not between 0 - 65535, the service does not start.

The service does not start if it cannot listen on the specified port.

9005

Status Service Listening Port

Positive integer

Port on which the service listens

If the range is not between 0 - 65535, the service does not start.

The service does not start if it cannot listen on the specified port.

9006

Memory Usage

Percent

Percentage of size of the cache in megabytes (MB) before Shared Insight Cache starts pruning the cache

10

50

Vote Count

Positive integer

Number of the clients that must verify that the file is clean before Shared Insight Cache uses the results

The value must be less than or equal to 15. If the value is greater than 15, the server uses the default value.

1

Log File

String

A file for the Shared Insight Cache log

 

<installationdirectory>/CacheServer.log

Log Level

Enum

ALL

DEBUG

INFO

WARN

ERROR

FATAL

OFF

A value of OFF indicates that Shared Insight Cache does not log any messages.

ERROR

Log Size

Positive integer

Size of the log (in bytes) until Shared Insight Cache rolls the log over

 

10000

Log Backups

Positive integer

Number of rolled over logs to keep before the oldest log is deleted

A value of 0 indicates that Shared Insight Cache retains no backups. A negative value indicates that Shared Insight Cache retains an unlimited number of backups.

1

Prune Size

Percent

Percentage of memory usage to remove from the cache when the cache hits the memory usage limit

The value must be between 10 and 100. If the value is not between 10 and 100, the server uses the default value.

Avoid modifying this setting.

10

To customize Shared Insight Cache settings

  1. Navigate to and open the following file:

    Installation directory\SharedInsightCacheInstallation.exe.config

  2. Make the modifications as needed.

  3. Save your changes and close the file.

See Shared Insight Cache configuration file

See Installing Shared Insight Cache

See About the Symantec Endpoint Protection Shared Insight Cache tool


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